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63 NYU Alumni Receive Emmy Nods

July 15, 2014
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The nominations for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards included 63 alumni from  NYU, nominated in 38 categories encompassing all areas of the business, including acting, writing, directing, producing, casting, editing, sound mixing, and design.  61 of the nominees attended the Tisch School of the Arts and two graduated from the College and Graduate Schools of Arts and Science.  Several alumni, including Steve Bodow (’95), Billy Crystal (’73), Carey Joji Fukunaga (’05), Vince Gilligan (’89), Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (’94), and Sarah Silverman (’93), received nominations in more than one category.

Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of primetime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from in any primetime period (6 p.m. - 2 a.m.) during the 2013 calendar year. The 66th Primetime Emmy® Awards will be hosted by comedian Seth Meyers and will be broadcast on August 25 at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT on NBC. Tisch alumni among the nominees include:

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
Orange Is The New Black
Taylor Schilling ’09 (Acting)

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
The Voice
Kyra Thompson ’86 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Supervising Producer

Outstanding Variety Series
The Colbert Report
Jeremy Tchaban ’03 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Line Producer

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Steve Bodow ’95 (MPS, Kanbar, ITP) / Co-Executive Producer
Brennan Schroff ’00 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Producer

Saturday Night Live
Brian Siedlecki ’96 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Co-Producer

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Caroline Eppright ’07 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Associate Produce

Outstanding Miniseries
American Horror Story: Coven
Jessica Sharzer ’02 (MFA, Kanbar, Film) / Co-Executive Producer
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon ’94 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Co-Executive Producer

Fargo
Joel Coen ’78 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Co-Producer

Outstanding Comedy Series
Louie
John Skidmore ’08 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Co-Producer

Modern Family
Paul Corrigan ’94 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Co-Executive Producer

Brad Walsh ’94 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Co-Executive Producer

Bill Wrubel ’93 (MFA, Kanbar, DDW) / Co-Executive Producer

Orange Is The New Black
Stephen Falk ’94 (BFA, Drama)

Silicon Valley
Tom Lassally ’86 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Executive Producer

Outstanding Drama Series
Breaking Bad
Vince Gilligan ’89 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Executive Producer
Stewart Lyons ’72 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Producer
Sam Catlin ’93, ’97 (BFA, Drama, MFA, Acting) / Co-Executive Producer
Thomas Schnauz ’88 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) Co-Executive Producer

Game of Thrones
Greg Spence ’88 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Producer

House of Cards
Peter Mavromates '84 (MFA, Kanbar, Film) / Co-Producer

True Detective
Cary Joji Fukunaga '05 (Kanbar, Film) / Executive Producer
Steven Golin '76 (Kanbar, F&TV) / Executive Producer

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series
Breaking Bad
Vince Gilligan ’89 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Writer

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series
Breaking Bad
Vince Gilligan ’89 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Director

True Detective
Cary Joji Fukunaga ’05 (Kanbar, Film) / Director

Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special
American Horror Story, Coven
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon ’94 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Director

Outstanding Variety Series
Best Of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Primetime Special
Jen Statsky ’08 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Writer

Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays
Billy Crystal ’70 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV / Dean’s Council) / Writer

Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles
Sarah Silverman ’93 (Drama) / Executive Producer, Writer

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

Elliott’03 (BFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW) / Head Writer
Steve Bodow ’95 (MPS, Kanbar, ITP) / Writer
Lauren Sarver ’04 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Writer

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Mike Drucker - CAS '06, GSAS '07/Writer

Portlandia
Jonathan Krisel ’00 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Writer

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special
Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays
Billy Crystal ’70 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Dean’s Council / Writer

Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles
Sarah Silverman ’93 (Drama) / Writer

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series
Portlandia
Jonathan Krisel ’00 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Director

Outstanding Special Class Program
67th Annual Tony Awards
Allen Kelman ’77 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Line Producer

Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program
Children’s Hospital
Jonathan Stern ’89 (BFA, Kanbar, F& TV) / Executive Producer
David Wain ’91 (BFA, Kanbar, F& TV) / Executive Producer
Ken Marino ’91 (BFA, Drama) / Co-Executive Producer

Outstanding Children's Program
Wynton Marsalis – A YoungArts Masterclass
Jackie Glover ’88 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Supervising Producer

Outstanding Structured Reality Program
Shark Tank
Phil Gurin ’83 (MFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW) / Executive Producer

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program
Flipping Out
Lauren Lexton ’89 (BFA, Cinema) / Executive Producer
Shannon Callaghan ’04 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Senior Producer

Outstanding Informational Series Or Special
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
Chris Collins ’92 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Executive Producer
Lydia Tenaglia ’96 (MFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Executive Producer

Vice
Eddy Moretti '98, '99 (MA, PhD, Cinema Studies) / Executive Producer

Exceptional Merit In Documentary Filmmaking
Brave Miss World
Inbal B. Lessner ’02 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Producer

Outstanding Art Direction For A Contemporary Or Fantasy Series (Single-Camera)
True Detective
Alex DiGerlando ’00 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Production Designer

Outstanding Art Direction For A Period Series, Miniseries Or A Movie (Single-Camera)
Mad Men
Dan Bishop ’84 (MFA, Design) / Production Designer

Outstanding Art Direction For Variety, Nonfiction, Reality or Reality-Competition Program
Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony
George Tsypin ’84 (MFA, Department of Design for Stage and Film) / Production Designer

Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series
Modern Family
Jeff Greenberg ’93 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / CSA, Casting Director

Orange Is The New Black
Jennifer Euston ’97 (BFA, Cinema Studies) / CSA, Casting Director

Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series
House Of Cards
Julie Schubert ’02 (BFA, Drama) / CSA, Casting Director

Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series
Breaking Bad
Michael Slovis ’79 (Kanbar, Film)/ ASC, Director of Photography

Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
Todd Liebler ’85 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Director of Photography

Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Jason Bielski ’91 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Editor

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Miniseries Or A Movie
The Normal Heart
Adam Penn ’99 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Editor

Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Special
67th Annual Tony Awards
Ed McCarthy ’91 (MFA, Design) / Lighting Director

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
Mob City
John Roesch ’76 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Foley Artist

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)
House Of Cards
Lorenzo Millan ’92 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Production Mixer

Outstanding Sound Mixing For Nonfiction Programming
The Amazing Race
Troy Smith ’89 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Special And Visual Effects
Almost Human
Jared Jones ’10 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / 2D Lead

Game Of Thrones
Joe Bauer ’91 (MFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Lead Visual Effects

Outstanding Special And Visual Effects In A Supporting Role
The Walking Dead
Michael Cook ’74 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Lead CG Artist

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series
Saturday Night Live
Barry Frischer ’72 (Kanbar, F&TV) / Camera

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
The Oscars
Eric Becker ’04 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Technical Director

Outstanding Documentary or Non-Fiction Special
The Square
Karim Ahmer (CAS, '06), Producer

To request additions or corrections to this list, please e-mail tsoa.alumni@nyu.edu.
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